Help Mandriva choose a name for its community distribution

Mandriva is in the final stages of launching the community edition of Mandriva Linux. And they are asking for your input – to help choose a name for that community edition.

What do you need to do?

Here is the official announcement:

Starting now, we have opened a poll that will let you pick the name of the future distribution (and its foundation). In the future, Mandriva as a brand name will remain the name of the company (Mandriva S.A.) but the community itself will have a different name and a different branding, although it is also possible that the brand and the name will keep a tight connection with Mandriva.

We had to prepare the available choices; we came up with some names during the meeting in Paris, we also listened to some ideas expressed on the Foundation mailing list. Last but not least we left the possibility to send us suggestions for other names. If a suggestion appears to be really popular we will consider it provided it’s available of course.

How does the vote work?

Read the rest and cast your vote here.

Related Posts

2014: Ringing it in by migrating from Apache to Nginx Happy new year everybody. 2013 was brutal, but I think 2014 will be much better. I've spent the past week moving this website from a provider based...
The problem with using CAcert’s digital certificates Nothing drives away visitors to a website faster than seeing a warning message that informs them that the site or page they clicked to visit is not tr...
Identifying ‘Anonymous’ Email Authors A team of researchers from Concordia University has developed an effective new technique to determine the authorship of anonymous emails. Tests sh...
Use HTC Scribble app to create photo blogs, diaries and greeting cards If you use an HTC smartphone, the HTC Scribble app is something you might want to try. With it, you can create "photo blogs, personal diaries, or g...
ARM-based EMB-2500: Like Raspberry Pi, but much better The EMB-2500 is the latest single-board, SoC computer to be released this year. Ever since the Raspberry Pi hit the streets and became hugely popular ...
Let’s Encrypt will enter public beta on December 3 2015 Let’s Encrypt is an initiative of the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG) with the goal of providing free and automatic SSL certificate installati...

We Recommend These Vendors

Launch an SSD VPS in Europe, USA, Asia & Australia on Vultr's KVM-based Cloud platform starting at $5:00/month (15 GB SSD, 768 MB of RAM).

Deploy an SSD Cloud server in 55 seconds on DigitalOcean. Built for developers and starting at $5:00/month (20 GB SSD, 512 MB of RAM).


  1. Bob Robertson


  2. Pingback: Links 9/7/2012: Linux 3.5 RC 6, Ex-Nokia Staff Resurrects MeeGo | Techrights

  3. Fandriva because its run by fans of the distro.

  4. I suggest “Zombie Linux”, the eternally undead distribution.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *